Azets has announced that it has completed 50 transactions in 10 weeks, with an aggregate deal value of £350m across its UK national corporate finance team.
It represents the “busiest ever period” for Azets, with transactions advised upon ranging in size from £1m to £60m and including multi-million-pound acquisitions, sales, buy-outs and strategic investments for a “diverse portfolio of businesses throughout the UK”.
Azets’ UK corporate finance team, is made up of 50 advisors across England, Scotland and Wales – typically it advises on more than 100 deals per year.
Mark Selby, national head of corporate finance at Azets, said that it “has been tremendously satisfying” for the group to “advise on so many transactions, particularly during a time of significant disruption”.
He said: “Successive lockdowns in the UK have created additional challenges in moving deals to completion but the diligence and tenacity of our team, working closely with our clients, has resulted in a record number of successful outcomes in a short space of time.
“Azets prides itself on building trusted relationships with our clients, as well as providing specialist expertise across all areas of transactions. The breadth and depth of these 50 deals demonstrates our capabilities, spanning several industries, and expertise on a national scale.”